Skype 2.8.0.851 Released

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Date: Thursday, February 11th, 2010, 04:05
Category: Software

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On Monday, Skype released version 2.8.0.851 of its popular Voice over Internet Protocol communications program.

The new version, a 43.3 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and features:

– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Skype Access was not working
– Skype occasionally crashed when the host of a conference call would hang up on one participants during the call.
– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Users were unable to call phone numbers via their Mac Address Book.
– Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Some animated emoticons were not displayed correctly.
– Skype crashed due to invalid avatars (occurred seldom).
– Users sometimes experienced an “Unable to mount database” error message when launching Skype.
– Skype crashed when a user quit after opening an authorization missed event.
– Platform specific: OS X 10.3 Panther Occasionally Skype crashed right after an account was created.
– Improved notification on how to disable a mood message chat.

Skype 2.8.0.851 is available for free and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later to install and run.

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One Response to “Skype 2.8.0.851 Released”

  1. Downloaded to both my MacBook (white 2008 Dual Core2.1 and MacBook Pro mid ’09) works fine on MacBook, cant sign on with MacBook Pro?????